Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | ePaper

AC(Land) beaten up by sand lifters in Rajshahi

  • Print
Staff Reporter :
The Assistant Commissioner (land) of Rajshahi's Bagha upazila and three others were injured in an attack allegedly carried out by some sand lifters in a char of the Padma River in the upazila yesterday afternoon.
AC(Land)  Imrul Kayes, his car driver Rajib and two officials Polin and Shamsul were given first aid at the

Upazila Health Complex, our Rajshahi Correspondent reports quoting Bagha Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Shahin Reza.
The UNO said, a team led by AC(Land) Imrul Kayes launched a drive at Harirampur point of the river following information that some people were lifting sand illegally there around 12:30pm.
Sensing the presence of the officials, the sand lifters along with some labourers attacked them and beat them up severely, said the UNO.
No one was arrested in this regard till writing the report on Saturday evening. 

More News For this Category

7 more killed in  road crashes

7 more killed in road crashes

Staff Reporter :Reckless driving on the streets on Tuesday killed at least seven persons, including two in the city, and injured many others, and thereby shed blood and broke

Hearing on appeal Apr-30

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Tuesday fixed April 30, 2019, for hearing on whether the court will accept BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's appeal petition filed challenging the

British PUS Sir Simon in city

British PUS Sir Simon in city

UNB, Dhaka :Permanent Under Secretary (PUS) of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Sir Simon McDonald arrived here on Tuesday to attend the two-day third Strategic Dialogue between Bangladesh

BD eyes energy sector coop with Brunei

UNB, Bandar Seri Begawan :Bangladesh and Brunei have agreed to explore the possibility of comprehensive collaboration in the energy sector amid the growing demand for energy in Bangladesh to

Next hearing on charge framing on May 6

Court Correspondent :The Special Judge Court-9 of Dhaka on Tuesday fixed May 6 to hold next hearing on the charge framing in the Niko Graft case against BNP Chairperson

KSA hails US move to end all Iran sanction waivers

AFP :Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Tuesday welcomed a United States decision to end all Iran sanction waivers by May, saying it was a necessary step to halt Tehran's

3 months ban on fishing in Kaptai Lake

UNB, Rangamati :The local administration has imposed a three-month ban on netting, marketing and transporting of carp fishes from the Kaptai Lake starting May 1.The decision was taken on

'Drug dealer' killed in 'gunfight' with BGB

UNB, Cumilla :A suspected drug dealer was killed in a reported gunfight with members of Border Guard Bangladesh near Golabari border area of Sadar upazila early Tuesday.The deceased was

HC rules on 'wrongly jailed' Arman

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Tuesday issued a rule upon the government to expalin as to why they should not be directed to produce Md Arman, who

'Genocide Corner' at Shugondha to be opened to visitors

UNB, Dhaka :The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will make arrangements so that heads of state and government, ministers, politicians and diplomats can visit 'Genocide Corner' at Shugondha, now the